Energy transition

Get a deeper understanding of how greener, cleaner energy is driving change

The global energy market is undergoing permanent, structural change, away from fossil fuels, towards renewable energy and electrification.

Without commodities such as lithium and cobalt, there will be no energy transition. Companies extracting and producing these materials play a critical role in meeting the world’s climate goals.

Our cross-commodity experts  provide you with energy transition forecasts, market news and analysis. This will help you identify risks, make sense of supply/demand dynamics and understand how the energy transition impacts price. 
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What’s happening in the energy transition market today?

Demand for green, clean energy and the drive towards net-zero are transforming commodity markets. Our energy transition forecasts and insights will keep you informed on the key forces of change and their impact on price.

Ad-hoc power rationing in China in response to high summer temperatures – of 40 degrees Celsius, or even higher – has led to lithium production in the country coming under pressure
With the volatility of the battery raw materials market, commodity hedging investments can help to mitigate potential losses
High prices and volatility coupled with greater demand for electric vehicles in Europe than ever before mean that market participants need clarity on the challenges that lie ahead
The Inflation Reduction Act in the United States may ironically cause global metal market prices to rise for some metals used in electric vehicles (EVs), Fastmarkets sources said
While huge investments are being made to design, manufacture and improve electric vehicles, solutions to the means of charging rapidly growing numbers of them are needed too
Mixed hydroxide precipitate (MHP) is increasingly emerging as the preferred nickel intermediary product for nickel sulfate producers in China and beyond
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D4 Biomass Based Diesel RIN The Jacobsen Active  
International Biodiesel The Jacobsen Active  
D6 Renewable Fuel RINs The Jacobsen Active  
D5 Advance Biofuel RINs The Jacobsen Active  
Glycerine The Jacobsen Active  
Renewable Diesel The Jacobsen Active  
Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) The Jacobsen Active  
Heating Oil – NYMEX The Jacobsen Active  
SME Biodiesel – Chicago Rule 11 The Jacobsen Active  
SME Biodiesel FOB – US Gulf The Jacobsen Active  
SME Biodiesel FOB – NY Harbor The Jacobsen Active  
FAME o deg C CFPP/5 deg C Cloud Point FOB – US Gulf The Jacobsen Active  
FAME o deg C CFPP/5 deg C Cloud Point FOB – New York Harbor The Jacobsen Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, delivered US Pacific Northwest, USD/BDST RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir, free alongside ship US Northwest, USD/Bone dry unit RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Hemlock Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood SPF Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Hemlock Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood SPF Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, delivered US Northeast - Maine, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, delivered US Northeast - Pennsylvania/New York, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, delivered US Lake States - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US South Atlantic - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US South Central - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US Northeast, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US Lake States - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US South Atlantic - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US South Central - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US Northeast, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US Pacific Northwest, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered British Columbia, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Roundwood   Active  
Wood pellet feedstock   Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Northeast - New England, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Northeast - Pennsylvania/New York, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Lake States - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Pacific Northwest - Oregon, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Pacific Northwest - Washington, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Mill Residue, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood In-woods, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Mill Residue, delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood In-woods delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended delivered British Columbia - Region-wide, CAD/GMT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Northeast - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Pacific Northwest - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered British Columbia, CAD/ODMT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Northeast - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Lake States - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
PIX Pellet Nordic FOEX Active  
PIX Pellet Nordic SEK FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Sawdust FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Forest Chips FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Bark FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Forest Residue FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Sawdust FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Forest Chips FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Bark FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Forest Residue FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Sawdust FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Forest Chips FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Bark FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Forest Residue FOEX Active  

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